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Product Information for APC UPS Network Management Card w/ Environmental Monitoring & Out of Band Management
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Embedded management of UPSes protecting servers and networking equipment.
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APC AP9618 UPS Network Management CardThe APC AP9618 UPS Network Management Card with Environmental Monitoring and Out of Band Management allows users to monitor and control their APC UPS systems via secure network browsers or external command line interfaces. The card notifies users when problems occur, and includes individual password protection. The card features device encryption to securely connect via HTTPS/SSL, SSH (up to 1024-bit encryption), and SNMPv3. Users can perform out of band management via modem. Temperature and humidity are monitored and any changes are flagged and reported. Through data and event logging, the card helps users identify and pinpoint problematic issues and trends. With the included PowerChute Network Shutdown software, information is kept safe during power outages.
What’s in the Box:
- APC AP9618 UPS Network Management Card, CD with software, temperature sensor, and user manual.
AP9618 At a Glance:
- Both internal and external accessibility
- Incompatible with Smart-UPS SMX, SMT and SRT units
- Out of band management via modem
- Users are notified of problems
- Temperature and (optional) temperature & humidity monitoring
- Problems are identified through data and event logging
- VMware Ready PowerChute software can shut down multiple servers during outages
Network Browser and External Device AccessibilityUsers can monitor and control their APC UPS systems with both secure network browsers and external command line interfaces (either Telnet or Secure Shell) via the APC UPS Network Management Card. Users are able to reboot equipment with this accessibility, which saves them from having to dispatch technicians to remote locations. The card is incompatible with Smart-UPS SMX, SMT and SRT units.
Features and Compatibility
- RADIUS support
- SMTP authentication - SSL/TLS
- FTP, Telnet access support
- Secure SSH and HTTPS access
- Secure transfer – SCP
- Simultaneous, multiple user access
- SNMP v1, v2, v3 support
- Data and Event logging
- Device encryption - Up to 1024-bit
Notification of Problems for Quick ResolutionWith the management card, users will be notified of any problems, which helps them ensure that these issues are dealt with in a timely manner. The card also allows users to customize the shutdown and reboot of equipment and UPS systems.
Temperature and Humidity Monitoring for System SafetyThe management card features input and output ports that support a temperature sensor (included), and a temperature and humidity sensor (optional). Changes in temperature or humidity are flagged and reported to users via user interface or email.
Data and Event Logging Help Identify ProblemsThe management card features data logging, which identifies problematic trends and exports the data log for analysis. It also allows for event logging, which can pinpoint timing and sequence of events for any problems that need to be investigated.
PowerChute Network Shutdown Software Shuts Down ServersThe management card includes VMware Ready PowerChute Network Shutdown software, which helps keep business information safe by shutting down multiple servers in the event of a power outage. The software offers advanced integration support for VMware ESX/ESXi, and Microsoft Hyper-V.
Two-Year Factory WarrantyAPC warrants management cards to be free from defects for two years from the date of purchase.